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The Endocrine Fellows Foundation (EFF) and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), are pleased to offer fellows training in osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases a unique opportunity to participate in the Twelfth Fellows Forum on Metabolic Bone Diseases, September 26-27, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Forum will be held immediately prior to the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting which will be held September 28-October 1, 2018.  Directors of Postdoctoral Subspecialty Training Programs for M.D.s, Pre- or Postdoctoral Ph.D. Fellowship Training Programs are invited to select individuals from their programs who meet the criteria listed below and whose education, in their opinion, would be enhanced by participating in this Forum.


The format of the day will include plenary lectures and breakout sessions given by distinguished leaders in the field.  Faculty will include: John Bilezikian, Clifford Rosen, Marjorie Luckey, Ego Seeman, Mary Bouxsein, Michael McClung, Teresita Bellido, Paul Miller, Michael Whyte, Bart Clarke and others.  The topics selected for presentation and discussion will be timely and among the most important in our field.  There will be an equal balance of topics from both clinical and basic aspects of metabolic bone diseases.



Selected North American attendees will be provided round-trip coach airfare up to $750; selected international attendees will be provided round-trip airfare up to $1,000 US.  Hotel accommodations for the nights of September 26th and 27th.  Extended stays to attend the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting (September 28 - October 1) can be arranged, but are the responsibility of the attendee to schedule.  No more than one fellow per program will be selected; no more than two fellows from any institution will be selected.

  • Have a M.D. degree or be in a Ph.D. training program.
  • Be actively enrolled as a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year fellow in an accredited fellowship or Ph.D. training program.  The focus of the fellow’s training program must be in metabolic bone diseases but can be from any of the subspecialties (i.e., endocrinology, rheumatologic, basic bone biology, orthopedic research, geriatrics, etc.)
  • Selected fellows are strongly encouraged to attend the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting, September 28 - October 1, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 


Click here to apply now. Applications must be submitted by June 4, 2018.


Interested in the program? Checkout these Audiocasts from 2017:

  1. Welcome & Introductions - John Bilezikian, MD
  2. Plenary 1 - Cliff Rosen, MD
  3. Plenary 2 - Ego Seeman, MD
  4. Breakout Session #1 - Michael Whyte, MD
  5. Breakout Session #2 - Michael McClung, MD
  6. NIH Lecture - Lee Alekel, PhD
  7. Plenary 3 - John Bilezikian, MD
  8. Breakout Session #3 - Paul Miller, MD
  9. Breakout Session #4 - Teresita Bellido, PhD


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